Calling All Ultra-Low and Zero Energy Buildings

Were you part of the design team for a high performance building? Do you know of a building that is targeting ZE? We want your data! New Buildings Institute (NBI) is in the process of collecting building data for commercial...

Georgia Tech Designs First Living Building in Georgia

This write-up was originally posted on the Kendeda Fund’s website. Visit the project’s blog to learn more about the design of Georgia Tech’s new Living education and research building as it finishes design development and prepares to break ground next week. The Kendeda...

Pittsburgh: Leading Green Building Hub?

by Leon Kaye, Business Writer at Triple Pundit. This article was originally posted on Triple Pundit. Learn how the location of the 2018 Getting to Zero Forum transformed itself from a manufacturing hub to one of the country’s greenest cities in...

Net Zero Energy for Buildings

by Diane Moss, Founding Director of the Renewables 100 Policy Institute. This article was originally posted in Facility Executive. Published August 14, 2017, Facility Executive has a new article about zero energy buildings that is a must read!  Advanced energy solutions...

Ultra-low Energy Retrofits Show Promising Growth Across the US

by Jennifer Thorne Amann, Buildings Program Director with ACEEE. This blog was originally posted by ACEEE.  This new blog post, published August 3, 2017, by American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy celebrates the advancements made toward a high performance building stock and makes key...

A Greener Pittsburgh, a Better Planet

by David Finegold, President of Chatham University. This article was originally published in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Read what one Pittsburgh university is doing to reduce its carbon footprint in this opinion article from the June 4, 2017, publication of the...

City Offering Greater Incentives for Development in Underserved Areas

Pittsburgh is revamping its decade-old tax abatement programs to encourage socially sustainable development including affordable housing, environmentally sustainable design and development of underserved neighborhoods, as well as commercial development which creates jobs. This proposal is in response to both a...

2016 List of Zero Net Energy Buildings

We’ve just returned from hosting the third Getting to Zero National Forum in Denver, Colorado. It was an inspirational and educational extravaganza, with over 300 leading minds from a wide variety of fields sharing their best ideas and expertise around...

Call for Energy Innovators Provides Exclusive Opportunity for Startups

As a nonprofit urbantech innovation hub working to advance solutions for sustainable, smart cities, ProspectSV works with startups, government, corporations and academia to accelerate innovations in transportation, energy and the built environment. With two, $3M grants from the California Energy...